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Putin’s chef, a troll farm and Russia's plot to hijack US democracy

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 9:18am

Robert Mueller has revealed audacious meddling in the 2016 election. Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, one of 13 Russians named in Mueller’s indictment, serves dinner to Vladimir Putin. Thousands of miles away, in a drab office building in St Petersburg, Russia, a fake newsroom was under construction with its own graphics, data analysis, search engine optimisation, IT and finance departments.


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School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 9:15am

Two of the victims were coaches. One was a student who played trombone in the school band. Another proudly wore his ROTC uniform. Still another loved soccer. And most were so very young.


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Public reports 'clearly show' Assad's use of chemical weapons: McMaster

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 9:07am

By Idrees Ali and Thomas Escritt MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account. "Public accounts and photos clearly show that Assad's chemical weapons use is continuing," McMaster said at a major international security conference taking place in Munich.


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Pakistan child killer handed four death sentences

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 8:33am

A Pakistani court Saturday handed four death sentences to a man charged with raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, in a case that shocked the country and sparked major riots in his home district. Imran Ali, 24, was on trial for killing Zainab Fatima Ameen in the eastern city of Kasur last month. Ali was handed four separate death sentences after being convicted of the rape and murder of Zainab, as well as terrorism charges, prosecutor general of Punjab province Ihtesham Qadir said after a special anti-terrorism court passed its judgement.


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Why Donald Trump Fears Women

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 8:00am

Multiple allegations of domestic abuse against former White House staff secretary Rob Porter appeared to provoke President Donald Trump to fire off this tweet last weekend: Peoples lives are being shattered and destroyed by a mere allegation.


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Parkland Could've Been Worse. Vegas Could've Been Worse. They Can Always Be Worse.

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 8:00am

You’ll find little in the way of silver linings in Parkland, Florida, this week, where a gunman killed 17 people and injured 15 more at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


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This Is Why You Don't Ask Jamie Foxx About Katie Holmes

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 7:56am

Actors Jamie Foxx and Katie Holmes are presumably a couple.


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Florida shooting: Librarian who saved 55 'knew what to do because her friend survived Sandy Hook'

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 7:35am

Diana Haneski, a library media specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, jumped into action when she heard the school was under lockdown on her radio. Speaking to Reuters, Ms Haneski, 57, said she knew what to do as her friend, a fellow librarian, had managed to save 22 people during the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in 2012. “She was there that day in Sandy Hook and because of her I knew what to do,” she said.


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Lindsey Vonn Has A Message For Her Trump-Supporting Twitter Trolls

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 7:18am

American alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has sent a message to the internet trolls who bombarded her with abuse after she missed out on a medal at the Winter Olympics on Saturday.


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May pleads for 'urgent' post-Brexit EU security deal

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 6:34am

British Prime Minister Theresa May pleaded Saturday for an urgent deal with the European Union on post-Brexit security cooperation, warning that citizens' lives were at stake. In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, she acknowledged that no deal currently exists between the EU and a third country "that captures the full depth and breadth of our existing relationship". "This cannot be a time when any of us allow competition between partners, rigid institutional restrictions or deep-seated ideology to inhibit our cooperation and jeopardise the security of our citizens," May told the audience.


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Maame Biney's Pioneering Run At The Winter Olympics Is Over

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 6:25am

U.S. speedskater Maame Biney finished last in her 1,500 meter short-track heat on Saturday, ending her trailblazing run at the Winter Olympics.


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Pakistani court sentences convicted serial killer to death

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:47am

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Saturday sentenced a serial killer to death after finding him guilty of killing eight children, including a 7-year-old girl whose rape and murder drew nationwide condemnation and triggered violent protests, a public prosecutor said.


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A Resolution For Presidents Day — Trump Must Go

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:45am

This Monday is Presidents Day, intended to commemorate George Washington and the services of America’s past presidents.


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Russian mercenaries, a discrete weapon in Syria

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:39am

The death of Russian citizens in Syria from a US coalition strike last week, which has been played down by both Moscow and Washington, has exposed the role of Russian mercenaries in the multi-front conflict. The incident followed a steady trickle of reports about Russians dying in battle in Syria while employed as guns for hire in a privately-owned outfit whose role may be securing oilfields for President Bashar al-Assad. Russia on Thursday has finally recognised that five Russian citizens, not officially affiliated with the Russian military, were likely killed in the strikes in eastern Syria, in the first admission of non-military combat casualties.


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May pleads for 'urgent' post-Brexit EU security deal

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:39am

British Prime Minister Theresa May pleaded Saturday for an urgent deal with the European Union on post-Brexit security cooperation, warning that citizens' lives were at stake. In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, she acknowledged that no deal currently exists between the EU and a third country "that captures the full depth and breadth of our existing relationship". "This cannot be a time when any of us allow competition between partners, rigid institutional restrictions or deep-seated ideology to inhibit our cooperation and jeopardise the security of our citizens," May told an audience that included European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.


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Winnie The Pooh Is Trending On Twitter For The Cutest Olympic Reason

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:28am

British author A. A. Milne’s lovable fictional bear began trending worldwide on Twitter early Saturday, but for a heartwarming Winter Olympics-related reason.


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S. Korea's Moon says 'too early' for Pyongyang summit

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 5:14am

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Saturday said it was too early to think about a summit with North Korea despite the Olympic-driven rapprochement with its nuclear-armed neighbour. Moon last week received an invitation from the North's leader Kim Jong Un for a summit in Pyongyang. The invitation was extended by his younger sister Kim Yo Jong, who visited as part of a high-level delegation to attend the Winter Games in the South.


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Tweeters Rip Trump Over 'Tone Deaf' Thumbs-Up Pose With Florida First Responders

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 3:27am

President Donald Trump has sparked anger after he gave the thumbs-up while posing for a photograph with law enforcement officers who responded to Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.


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Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 2:58am

US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead. The arrival of Trump and his wife Melania came at the end of a difficult day for the families of those killed in Wednesday's rampage at a high school in Parkland, Florida, who learned that the carnage could perhaps have been averted. The FBI admitted it had received a chilling warning in January from a tipster who said the 19-year-old gunman, Nikolas Cruz, could be planning a mass shooting, but that agents had failed to follow up.


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Dianne Feinstein Wants To Raise Minimum Age For Assault Weapon Purchases To 21

Pharma news - February 17, 2018 - 2:50am

announced Friday that she is introducing legislation to raise the minimum age to purchase rifles — including military-style assault weapons — from 18 to 21.


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